“I’m just so confused,” she said to Matt, in tears.
“I just said to you yesterday, I just hope you’re so happy at the end of this. You follow your heart and your gut and you’ll get there.”
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Earlier in the episode, the Newcastle-based nurse once again tried to warn Matt against fellow-contestant, Abbie Chatfield, alleging that she was in the competition for the “wrong reasons”.
“She just wants to be famous on social media,” she told the 32-year-old astrophysicist.
However, on his solo date with Abbie, Detective Matt tried to get to the bottom of things, ultimately deciding that Elly would not be the woman for him, breaking all of our hearts in the process.
Throughout Elly’s time on the competition, the fan-favourite was known for her undeniable connection with Matt, her ability to seamlessly integrate country slang into any conversation, and her love of toasting marshmallows on a camp fire.
Matt’s best friend Kate loved her, we adored her and the competition simply won’t be the same without her.
Here’s how Australia reacted to the crushing eviction: